SOIL Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to SOIL citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in SOIL style?
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in SOIL.
How do you cite a book in the SOIL referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in SOIL using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N.: Title, Edition., edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Publisher, City., 2000.
Rowling, J. K.: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London., 1997.
How to reference a journal article in the SOIL citation style?
Here’s a SOIL journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in SOIL format?
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F.: Title, Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used, doi:DOI, 2000.
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J.: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, , 18(1), 161-172, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, 2007.
How to cite a website in a paper in SOIL style?Here’s an SOIL example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F.: Title, [online] Available from: https://www.example.com (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2000.
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M.: Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, [online] Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2008.
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How to cite a YouTube video SOILHere’s a SOIL citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName: Title, YouTube [online] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2000.
Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube [online] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2015.
How to cite a podcast using SOIL referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in SOIL.
Lastname, F.: Title, [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2000.
This American Life: 640: Five Women, [online] Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2018.
How to cite a piece of music or a song using SOIL referencing style?An example song citation in SOIL.
Lastname, F.: Song Title. [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 2 June 2020), 2000.
The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun. [online] Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (Accessed 2 June 2020), 1969.
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